Author Archives: oglach

The day that Spain died

Originally posted on Wee Ginger Dug:
Can you imagine the outrage and shock if Westminster imported 6000 armed police officers from the rest of the UK in order to prevent the people of Scotland peacefully and democratically exercising their right…

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Ledwidge Killed

  Ledwidge killed blown to bits died in a hole with some other poor twits bad things happen when you fight for the Brits better luck next time, Ledwidge   Francis Ledwidge (19 August 1887—31 July 1917) was an Irish … Continue reading

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Mata Hari’s Head is Missing

  Mata Hari’s head is missing and they’re searching in the streets looking high and low in Paris and peeking ‘tween the sheets   Could it have slipped out on it’s own and booked a ticket on a plane? Or … Continue reading

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Flying Art!

Originally posted on Scéalta Ealaíne:
I don’t know what is was about aeroplanes but I always had a thing about them. As a boy, I had model aeroplanes hanging from the ceiling of my bedroom. So maybe that…

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Lost Dogs and Englishmen

  It was round about 2005. My wife and I had been living in America for a few years, but had been moving from place to place every year or so, and didn’t have many close friends. On top of … Continue reading

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The Border

The last true and final peace had been struck. Instead of the raucous celebration we all expected (not to mention the undying adulation of the people sure to follow), we found ourselves greeted with silence and sullen stares.  Our services … Continue reading

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Stick to the Route, Please

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